Welcome to the Dudley Seers archive. This collection contains published and unpublished writings of development economist Dudley Seers, Professorial Fellow and Director of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex 1967–72. Professor Sir Dudley Seers’ vision and personality was crucial to the early growth of the Institute of Development Studies in the sixties, and more broadly influential across Europe and the developing world. He also worked as consultant to several overseas governments, the World Bank, OECD and U.N. and was President of the European Association of Development Institutes (EADI). The archive project is supported by Sir Richard Jolly (Honorary Professorial Fellow at IDS and co-director of the UN Intellectual History Project).

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